Table 2

Distribution of OOPHE incurred by the household per month, SAR

OOPHE itemsAll householdsNumber of members with chronic conditions
Not-CCA householdOne-CCA householdMore-than-one-CCA household
N=1176n=456n=408n=312
MeanSDMeanSDMeanSDMeanSD
Total OOPHE177589765145418062972704466
Services653323335265849131861169
Medicines6214851792026431761240346
Other expenses3212091368831372602136
  • Not-CCA household denotes households not affected by a chronic condition. One-CCA household denotes households affected by one chronic condition. More-than-one-CCA household denotes households affected by more than one chronic condition.

  • OOPHE, out-of-pocket healthcare expenditure; SAR, Saudi Arabian riyal.